Art Meditation - Maple Garden Meditation
Meditate in Maple Leaves Garden
It is one of Zen Garden Experiences, start from a single piece of maple leaf, and expand with it, meditate with it, fly with it in a limited space, finally you will create a full garden with this simple shape.
In this shape, you will enjoy the life change through the colour blending, dance with the wind while leaves fly over the space, get freedom in the balancing process. The final wash technique will help to create a romantic mood in the fall season.
Topics & techniques covered in this series:
Editing your basic impression to garden
Clarifying color and value for meditative purpose
Wetting and loading brush techniques
Building contrast between foreground and background
Finalizing a harmonized painting with inner balance
Artist quality supplies are recommended and the detailed supply lists are provided in the introduction lesson.
Holding Master Degree in Art Education and over thirty years professional experiences, Wenyun Hua's art is a combination of Eastern and Western style, an expression of journey between the two cultures and common understanding. Currently she teaches Art Meditation, Watercolour, Painting in Acrylic and Oil, Chinese Brush Painting, Art in Mixed Media, Drawing and Painting, Watercolour Woodblock Printmaking and Paper Art courses in various professional art education and art school settings in Toronto, CANADA.
She has greatest passion to share the joy of breaking boundary, open-mind and unlimited creativity. She gained a numerous grants and awards for her art and teaching. Her artwork can be found in collections throughout North America, Europe, Australia and Asia.
StartDemonstration I - Paper preparation (5:19)
StartDemonstration II - Understand the Basics (3:14)
StartDemonstration III - Maple Leaf Garden (11:40)
StartDemonstration IV - Highlight Major Colour (5:43)
StartDemonstration V - Add Details and Balance Space (7:22)
StartDemonstration VI - Romantic Mood in Moon Shape (4:05)